Schedule Information: This is a full time, tenure track position. Teaches 15 hours per week and maintains a minimum of 10 office hours per week for student consultation. Serves on college committees; participates in departmental and divisional initiatives.
Weeks per fiscal year: Faculty are covered under a 9-month contract period (August thru May)
Benefits: Health, Dental, Life & Disability Insurance; Sick and Holiday pay; Personal Business; Educational Assistance: Tuition Waivers at Harper & Professional Expense
Position Description and Duties: This is a full time, tenure track position. The successful candidate will teach courses to prepare students for careers in law enforcement and ancillary fields. This includes providing instruction in law enforcement, justice administration, and forensics as it applies to investigative practices. The Harper College Law Enforcement and Justice Administration department has an excellent reputation for providing quality education.
Maintains highest possible standards of classroom and laboratory instruction; applies innovative teaching and learning pedagogies; keeps abreast of new information and developments in law enforcement and justice administration.
Educational Requirements: Master's Degree in Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice, or related fields required. Professional certifications preferred.
Experience Requirements: Experience in law enforcement or criminal justice or teaching experience required. Must be an effective, enthusiastic teacher committed to teaching at the community college level.
Application Review Date: Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before: January 25, 2019
*You will not be able to complete the application without attaching the following documents:
CV/Resume (Does not substitute for completed application)
Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts from Regionally accredited institutions
A one page single-spaced statement of your teaching philosophy. In your teaching philosophy, please include how you approach classroom management, how you assess students, and how you use instructional technology.
*Official transcripts required upon hire.
*Employment is contingent upon a Criminal Background Check
*Employment Sponsorship is not available
Internal Number: 493409
About Harper College
Harper College is a comprehensive community college dedicated to providing excellent education at an affordable cost, promoting personal growth, enriching the local community and meeting the challenges of a global society. The specific purposes of the College are: To provide the first two years of baccalaureate education in the liberal and fine arts, the natural and social sciences and pre-professional curricula designed to prepare students to transfer to four-year colleges and universities; To provide educational opportunities that enable students to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to enter a specific career; To provide continuing educational opportunities for professional job training, retraining and upgrading of skills and for personal enrichment and wellness; To provide developmental instruction for under-prepared students and educational opportunities for those who wish to improve their academic abilities and skills; To provide co-curricular opportunities that enhance the learning environment and develop the whole person. Essential to achieving these purposes are all of the College's resources, support programs and services.